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Distorted Humor mare brings $750,000 to top Tuesday’s session of Keeneland January sale

Brisk trade produced healthy results during Tuesday’s second session of the January Horses of All Ages Sale, topped by the sale of the multiple Grade 3-winning Distorted Humor mare House Rules, in foal to Quality Road, to WinStar Farm for $750,000.   On Tuesday, Keeneland sold 242 horses for $17,805,100, for an average of $73,575 and a median of $35,000. During the second session in 2018, 229 horses...

Keeneland marks milestone as January sale tops 2017 gross during Wednesday session

Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale reached a milestone Wednesday when gross sales of $31,744,700 through three days of the four-day auction exceeded total sales of $28,785,500 recorded during last year’s entire five-day auction. The total for 651 horses sold this year is 27.03 percent higher than the corresponding period last year when 581 horses brought $24,989,500. The average of $48,763...

Grade 2 winner Mrs McDougal brings $1.6 Million to top Tuesday session of Keeneland January sale

Grade 2 winner Mrs McDougal, the final horse in the ring for Tuesday’s second session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, became the sale’s highest-priced offering when she sold to Steven W. Young, agent, for $1.6 million. Mrs McDougal and a yearling colt from the first crop of 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah that sold for $1 million Tuesday are the most seven-figure horses...

Stakes winner Bellavais brings $485,000 to top first day of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale

Keeneland realized double-digit growth in gross, average and median prices during Monday’s opening session of the 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which was highlighted by the $485,000 paid by Steven W. Young, agent, for Bellavais, a stakes-winning daughter of Tapit from a successful female family developed and raced by Darby Dan Farm. Young said he purchased Bellavais for an undisclosed client...

Keeneland set for 60th annual January Horses of All Ages Sale beginning Jan. 8; 1583 horses to be offered

Keeneland’s 60th January Horses of All Ages Sale, which offers broodmares and broodmare prospects, yearlings by leading North American sires and horses of racing age, starts Monday, Jan. 8. A total of 1,583 horses are cataloged to the sale, which runs through Thursday, Jan. 11. The catalog includes 678 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 628 yearlings, 264 horses of racing age, and 13 stallions and...

Yearling colt by Into Mischief sells for $150,000 to top third session of All Ages Sale

Keeneland sold 242 horses Wednesday for $4,074,300, for an average of $16,836 and a median of $8,250 (Keeneland Photo)   A yearling colt by Into Mischief sold for $150,000 on Wednesday to top the third session of the 57th annual Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.   J. S. B. Stable purchased the colt, the first foal of the winning Cherokee Run mare Cayala and from the family of Grade...

Premier Steps goes for $400,000 to top first session of Keeneland Horses of All Ages Sale

Shadai Farm of Japan purchased Premier Steps, the 5-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand, for $400,000 Monday (Keeneland Photo)

Keeneland's 57th January Horses of All Ages Sale features catalog including 1,610 entries

A total of 1,610 horses were cataloged to the January Horses of All Ages sale, which runs through Jan. 15 (Keeneland Photo)   Keeneland begins its 57th January Horses of All Ages Sale on Monday, Jan. 12, with a total of 1,610 horses were cataloged. The sale will continue through Jan. 15.   The January Sale catalog includes 605 broodmares, 135 racing or broodmare prospects, 563 yearlings,...

Keeneland officials believe momentum from fall will continue in January All Ages Sale

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